Meet Our EMDR Trainers

Lillian Ramey, LCSW

Lillian Ramey has 20 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is an EMDRIA-Approved Trainer and Consultant. Lillian currently has a private practice in Durango, CO where she specializes in treating complex issues and trauma. She has been using EMDR and DBT as primary treatment modalities for the past 12 years with all ages. Lillian brings her clinical experience into the training environment where her knowledge and compassion are highly regarded by participants.

(970) 749-4491

Rachel Harrison, LCPC, NCC

Rachel has 19 years of experience as a therapist and is an Approved Consultant and Trainer for EMDR Therapy. She currently has a private practice in Frederick, MD where she specializes in working with complex trauma and anxiety. She has a love for EMDR Therapy and uses it with most of her clients.

Frederick, MD
(301) 804-2787

Tanya R. Searles, MA, LP

Tanya is a Master’s Level Licensed Psychologist providing psychotherapy and counseling in a professional and non-judgmental out-patient setting in Hyde Park, Vermont. She has 17 years of clinical experience with a wide range of ages and presenting concerns. Tanya is an Approved Consultant and Trainer for EMDR Therapy. She has a passion for EMDR and sees its benefit in the treatment of many people seeking therapy.

Hyde Park, VT
(802) 334-6280

Sarah Penn, MA, LPCC

Sarah is a licensed LPCC and has over 10 years of experience working with a wide range of clinical issues. She is an EMDR Approved Consultant and Trainer and she provides EMDR consultation to fellow EMDR practitioners. She currently has a private practice in Albuquerque, NM which specializes in EMDR therapy. She is passionate about teaching EMDR and is energized by seeing the benefits of EMDR in client’s lives.

Albuquerque, NM
(505) 304-9431

Susan Messal, LPCC

After earning her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Indiana University, Susan worked in residential treatment centers for children and adolescents in New Mexico for 10 years, serving as the Clinical Director for the last residential treatment center for 6 1/2 years. During this time, she was able to obtain evidence-based treatment modalities for their clinicians and was trained in EMDR therapy, amongst other evidence-based approaches. EMDR changed her passion for her career and her work with clients in such a dramatic and positive way. Since this time, she has had the privilege of working in private practices in Lincoln County, New Mexico for the last 4 1/2 years, focusing on EMDR therapy. She specializes in trauma for adolescents and adults now and loves to continue her passion for EMDR work through therapy, consulting, and training. Training clinicians in EMDR has many, many ripple effects in our communities throughout the world. This keeps her passion for this healing work alive, along with her desire to share this with as many others as possible.

Ruidoso, NM
(505) 273-0982


Nancy Anderson, MA, CMHC

Nancy has been practicing clinically for just over 30 years and has a private practice in Moab, UT, where she specializes in trauma resolution for adults. Nancy cares passionately about offering EMDR in a holistic manner to clients and about facilitating skill development in EMDR in practitioners. She is a certified consultant and offers ongoing EMDR consultation groups.

Moab, UT
(970) 366-3638


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